PHILADELPHIA ( - With the help of three former professional scouts, has cobbled together a ranking of the top prospects available in the 2018 NFL Draft.

Each talent evaluator was asked to put together a top 100 and the rankings were compiled using a simple in-position rating of the talent. For instance, if one scout had six quarterbacks in his top 100, the top prospect received six points and so on down the line to get a consensus.

Keep this list handy on Thursday night when the draft kicks off from Arlington, Texas:


1. Sam Darnold, Southern Cal
2. Josh Allen, Wyoming
3. Josh Rosen, UCLA
4. Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma
5. Lamar Jackson, Louisville
6. Mason Rudolph, Oklahoma State
7. Kyle Lauletta, Richmond

Running back

1. Saquon Barkley, Penn State
2. Derrius Guice, LSU
3. Sony Michel, Georgia
4. Nick Chubb, Georgia
5. Ronald Jones II, Southern Cal
6. Rashaad Penny, San Diego State
7. Kerryon Johnson, Auburn
8. Royce Freeman, Oregon

Wide Receiver

1. Calvin Ridley, Alabama
2. Courtland Sutton, SMU
3. Christian Kirk, Texas A&M
4. DJ Moore, Maryland
5. Anthony Miller, Memphis
6. D.J. Chark, LSU
7. James Washington, Oklahoma State
8. Equanimeous St. Brown, Notre Dame
9. Deon Cain, Clemson
10. Dante Pettis, Washington
11. Michael Gallup, Colorado State

Tight End

1. Hayden Hurst, South Carolina
2. Mike Gesicki, Penn State
3. Dallas Goedert, South Dakota State
4. Mark Andrews, Oklahoma
5. Ian Thomas, Indiana
6. Chris Herndon, Miami
7. Will Dissly, Washington

Interior Offensive Line

1. Quenton Nelson, Notre Dame (rated by all three as the best position player in the draft).
2. Isaiah Wynn, Georgia
3. James Daniels, Iowa
4. Billy Price, Ohio State
5. Will Hernandez, UTEP
6. Frank Ragnow, Arkansas
7. Austin Corbett, Nevada
8. Braden Smith, Auburn

Offensive Tackle

1. Mike McGlinchey, Notre Dame
2. Kolton Miller, UCLA
3. Connor Williams, Texas
4. Martinas Rankin, Mississippi State
5. Tyrell Crosby, Oregon
6. Brian O'Neill, Pittsburgh
7. Geron Christian, Louisville
8. Orlando Brown, Oklahoma
9. Chukwuma Okorafor, Western Michigan

Edge Defenders

1. Bradley Chubb, NC State
2. Marcus Davenport, Texas-San Antonio
3. Harold Landry, Boston College
4. Lorenzo Carter, Georgia
5. Sam Hubbard, Ohio State
6. Rasheem Green, Southern Cal
7. Arden Key, LSU
8. Obonnia Okoronkwo, Oklahoma
9. Josh Sweat, Florida State
10. Kemoko Turay, Rutgers
11. Chad Thomas, Miami
12. Dorance Armstrong Jr., Kansas
13. Da'Shawn Hand, Alabama

Interior Defensive Line

1. Vita Vea, Washington
2. Da'Ron Payne, Alabama
3. Taven Bryan, Florida
4. Maurice Hurst, Michigan
5. Harrison Phillips, Stanford
6. B.J. Hill, NC State
7. Nathan Shepherd, Fort Hays State
8. Tim Settle, Virginia Tech
9. Derrick Nnadi, Florida State
10. Deadrin Senat, South Florida


1. Roquan Smith, Georgia
2. Tremaine Edmunds, Virginia Tech
3. Leighton Vander Esch, Boise State
4. Rashaan Evans, Alabama
5. Uchenna Nwosu, Southern Cal
6. Jerome Baker, Ohio State
7. Darius Leonard, South Carolina State
8. Malik Jefferson, Texas
9. Josey Jewell, Iowa
10. Shaquem Griffin, Central Florida


1. Denzel Ward, Ohio State
2. Mike Hughes, UCF
3. Jaire Alexander, Louisville
4. Josh Jackson, Iowa
5. Isaiah Oliver, Colorado
6. Donte Jackson, LSU
7. Carlton Davis, Auburn
8. M.J. Stewart, North Carolina
9. Anthony Averett, Alabama
10. Tony Brown, Alabama
11. Duke Dawson, Florida
12. Parry Nickerson, Tulane


1. Minkah Fitzpatrick, Alabama
2. Derwin James, Florida State
3. Ronnie Harrison, Alabama
4. Justin Reid, Stanford
5. Jessie Bates III, Wake Forest
6. Kyzir White, S, West Virginia

-John McMullen covers the Eagles and the NFL for You can reach him at or on Twitter @JFMcMullen

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